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Announcing a new Meetup for Las Vegas Romance Writers - Cactus Rose RWA!
What: Las Vegas Romance Writers - RWA -- Book in A Year Workshop
When: Saturday, February 19, 2011 9:30 AM
Price: $35.00 per person
Where: NV Energy
6226 W. Sahara Wengert Room
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Book in a Year Workshop - An all-day intensive workshop on how to write a novel.
$15 for dues paying members of LRWA
$35 for all others.
Schedule (times are approximate):
9:15 Door open; registration
9:30 – Introductory remarks
9:45 – 10:15 The Romance markets -- Linda Cutler Smith
Learn about the trends and publishers in the genre
that dominates the fiction market.
10:15 11:00 The Romance Plot v. the Action Plot-- Shirley Kennedy
Plotting in romance includes two entwined stories – the development
of the romance and the underlying storyline that throws
the hero and heroine together.
11:00 Ten minute break
11:10 -11:45 Character Arcs -- Natascha Jaffa
What do your characters learn in their journey?
11:45 - 12:15 Making Characters Real -- Joyce Brennan
Using detail to flesh out your characters.
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch - a sumptuous repast of sandwiches, chips and cookies!
1:00 -1:30 Showing, not Telling -- Anita Boyer
Bring the story to life by putting the reader into the action.
1:30-2:00 Pacing -- Kelle Bailey
Keep the pages turning with the rhythm of action.
2:00 -2:20 Point of View -- Diane Clough
Who is experiencing this scene? Perspective matters.
2:20-2:30 Ten Minute break
2:30 -3:30 Synopsis -- Lynn Crain
Secrets of the selling synopsis.
3:30 Closing remarks
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